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Traeger's NEW Spices Guide

Posted by Mary M. on June 14, 2013

Traeger's NEW Spices Guide

You may have noticed that we recently introduced a few new spices to our Traeger Family. Let us acquaint you with 6 new outstanding, flavor-packed spices that will take you around the world and open your mind to all sorts of new Traeger possibilities.

We're talking about our Asian BBQ Rub, Jamaican Jerk Rub, Kansas City BBQ Rub, Rib RubSweet and Smokey Chipotle Rub, and Thai Red Curry. Over the next couple of weeks we'll show you some recipe ideas and tips. But for now, let's talk spices.

ASIAN BBQ RUB

Asian Rub

This blend combines in one bottle our favorite flavors from Eastern Asia. The salt of the soy sauce seasoning is balanced with the savoriness of toasted sesame seeds, sweetness of orange peel and a nice kick of chili pepper.

Whether you use this on chicken, fish, beef, pork or even tofu you will come out looking like an Asian food grilling pro. Try putting some on our Grilled Asian Chicken Burgers or Sake Shrimp.

JAMAICAN JERK RUB

Jamaican jerk rub

Lovers of the robust and bold flavors of the Caribbean, this rub is for you. We blended the heat of the scotch bonnet pepper with onions and garlic and a dash of the warmth and sweetness of nutmeg, allspice and mace.

Our star for this spice mix is chicken but it's strong and zesty enough to enhance any meat. Of course this would be perfect on our Jamaican Jerked Chicken Legs or perhaps some beef kebabs.

KANSAS CITY BBQ RUB

Kansas City bbq rub

You barbecue connoisseurs know that there are different nuances to the BBQ flavors in each region of the United States. This Kansas City BBQ Rub is a standout because of its brown sugar sweetness, characteristic of the delicious sticky-fingered Midwestern BBQ, which is enhanced by garlic, paprika and other quintessential Kansas barbecue spices.

When we think Kansas City BBQ, we think meat: beef, pork and chicken. Try sprinkling some on BBQ Chicken Breasts, Baby Back Ribs with Maple Bourbon Glaze or our Traeger essential, Pulled Pork.

RIB RUB

Hot and sweet with some mustard seeds and savory herbs, this Rib Rub will work meat magic on your ribs.

We can't help but suggest using it on some of our favorite rib recipes like our 3-2-1 Baby Back Ribs, Sweet 'n Smoky Barbecued Ribs or for faster ingestion, Quick Ribs.

SWEET AND SMOKEY CHIPOTLE RUB

Smokey Chipotle rub

What can we say? We love a good hit of heat. We were thinking of you when creating a seasoning that has both the in-your-face heat as well as the more subtle and sneaky heat of the chipotles, or smoked jalapenos.

This spice rub is begging for a companion of pork, chicken or beef. Why not try it with a Southwestern Roasted Chicken or Chipotle-Mandarin Glazed Pork Tenderloin?

THAI RED CURRY

Traeger's Red Curry rub

A curry is a combination of herbs and/or spices, typically associated with Southern and Southeastern Asian cuisines - in this case Thailand. Our Thai Red Curry is a blend of those adventurous and exotic flavors including cilantro, jalapenos, chili peppers and turmeric, perfectly balanced to make your palate oh-so happy.

You could truly give any meat some love with this curry, but we love the idea of trying it with our Thai Chicken Skewers, Thai-Style Beef Skewers or even use it to spice up our Chicken Challenge.

Get to know our new spices for yourself! Grab a few and start Traeger'ing some incredible eats.

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Traeger Accessory Guide: The High Efficiency Power Inverter

Posted by Susie B. on June 5, 2013

Traeger's Power Inverter. Great for camping or tailgating

6/6/13-6/9/13 get $30 off your Power Inverter! With tailgating and camping season right around the corner, it is time to start prepping your Traeger for all of your summer travels. We know it is part of the family, so why would you leave it behind while you go out and have all the fun?? With Traeger's Power Inverter you can bring your Traeger with you. Easily hook it up to your car, truck, boat, or RV batttery and you're well on your way to some amazing Traegered food anywhere you would like!

Here are some details and specifications:

-Powerful 400 watt unit connects to any Traeger Model equipped with a Digital Thermostat Control

-This inverter has perfect protection function, such as soft start, over load, peak power, output short-circuit, output leakage, and temperature protection.

-It can convert standard 12Vdc power (such as cars, ships, battery) to 110V/60HZ AC.

-Our power inverters are suited to consumer electronics, computer/mobile, office, household appliances; lighting, electronic tools type load, etc.

So, what are you waiting for, Traeger Nation? Grab yourself a High Efficiency Power Inverter and get your Traeger ready for all of you summer adventures! While you are chopping, be sure to check out all of Traeger's awesome accessories, specifically designed for camping and Tailgating like the PTG (Portable Traeger Grill), the Junior Tailgating Kit, or the PTG Grill Stand.

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Traeger Grilling Basket

Posted by Mary M. on February 18, 2013

Whenever that perfectly charred piece of asparagus slips from your tongs, through the grill grate and into the murky abyss below you have one of those dramatic movie moments where you feel like the helpless person that was dangling from your grasp just fell to their doom. Enter Traeger's Grilling Basket. Your nightmares will be end. Okay, so maybe it's not quite so dramatic but why not save every tender morsel you can and make Traegering even easier than it already is?

The Grill Basket is just the perfect depth and size for grilling those tricky little bites that can easily get sacrificed to the Traeger's grease tray. It's stainless steel and cooks evenly. Basically, it's worry-free and allows you to focus your concern on getting the perfect crust on that hunk of pork.

It would be perfect for some Traeger favs like Grilled Asparagus, Smoky Stuffed Jalapenos (yum!), or even some finger-lickin' Sake Shrimp. All of those veggie and seafood lovers will gather 'round the Traeger.

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Like us on Facebook!

Posted by Traeger on November 1, 2011

Dear Traeger Owner,

As a valued Team Traeger member, you receive new recipes each week, are among the first to learn about special offers, get priority notification when we announce special contests, and can join the conversation in Traeger’s exclusive online chat room.

But there’s a tremendous resource thousands of Traeger owners are taking advantage of that you might be missing out on: Traeger’s official Facebook page! 

It’s a virtual meeting place for Traeger owners everywhere, some who have been barbecuing on Traegers for more than 20 years, and others who are eagerly preparing for their inaugural cook. Just days ago, Allen F. posted this question on our Facebook page: “So what is this site about?” Dustin A. replied, “A gathering of those smart enough to buy a Traeger, and nice enough to give away their secrets of great food.”

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Our Facebook community is exceedingly generous with its Traeger knowledge. You will learn something new and useful every day. Here are just a few examples of recent discussion topics:

  •  Why beef shoulder tenders, a relatively new cut, are becoming popular with grillers (Hint: they’re delicious, and sell for as little as $4.99 a pound);
  • An ingenious way to cook eggs on your Traeger;
  • Why brining improves turkeys, and how to do it;
  • How to harness solar power to run your Traeger;
  • A recipe for chili-roasted pumpkin seeds;
  • Ideas for Traegered weeknight suppers, such as Hash-Stuffed Potato Skins featuring leftover brisket;
  • Tips on cold-weather cooking.

The shared food and family photos alone are reason enough to visit the site.

Two recent favorites pictured a tot with the built-to-scale “mini” Traeger his dad constructed for him, and another showed three generations of Traeger owners.

With the holidays coming, there has never been a better time to check out our Facebook page. We’ll be discussing Thanksgiving menus (and sharing the recipes, of course), grilling perfect prime rib roasts, and giving pointers for baking side dishes and desserts on your Traeger. You don’t want to miss out on the fun.

The page is moderated seven days a week by a trained chef and recipe developer who has specialized in barbecue for years, and who wrote our “Traeger Everyday Cookbook”. In addition, our terrific Service Department keeps an eye on Facebook postings, and responds promptly to technical questions.

If you are already a Facebook member, simply go to our Facebook page (you’ll recognize the red Traeger logo) and click the “LIKE” button at the top of the page, next to our name.

If you do not yet belong to Facebook, go to www.facebook.com to join. (It’s easy, and it’s free.)

Don’t wait! Become a better griller and start interacting with thousands of knowledgeable Traeger owners today. Their passion is contagious.

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Only Two Days Left!

Posted by Traeger on April 8, 2011

On Wednesday our Facebook fans voted Texas Spicy BBQ and Apricot BBQ as their favorite Traeger sauces. We are now offering those sauces at a discount until the end of this week. Hurry and purchase the Texas Spicy BBQ and Apricot BBQ sauce with the 20% discount while the offer is still good. Discount ends Sunday evening at midnight. Don't miss out on this great deal.

Use promo code FBFAV20 at checkout. 

Click here to order your sauces now. 

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New Traeger Mobile Website Released

Posted by Traeger on February 11, 2011

Traeger Mobile Website on iPhone

Have you ever been outside at your Traeger Grill and needed to look up a recipe? Have you ever been out running errands when you remember you're out of wood pellets, and you need to find the nearest Traeger dealer so you can pick up a bag?

Well it just got a whole lot easier to do that and more, wherever you are, right from your mobile phone. Just take out your phone and head over to m.traegergrills.com to check it out!

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